RESOURCES FOR LIVING ABROAD

LEARNING LANGUAGES

FRENCH
Alliance Francaise USA
Rocket French
FrenchPod101

GERMAN
Germanpod101.com
Rocket Spanish

SPANISH
Spanishpod101.com
Rocket Spanish

RUSSIAN
Rocket Russian
Russianpod101.com

BOOKS RECOMMENDED BY EXPATS

Barbarian Days by William Finnegan
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
The Book by Alan Watts
A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle
The Bone People: A Novel by Keri Hulme

PASSPORT (GENERAL)

FASTVISA Provides visa assistance to those looking to move to the United States, or change their status.
RUSHMYPASSPORT.COM
Dual Citizenship– Helpful article regarding dual citizenship for US citizens.

EXPAT INFORMATION WEBSITES

Angloinfo Provides comprehensive, up-to-date guides, plus directories of English-speaking local businesses and services, across 30 countries, to help you find exactly what you need, whether you’re thinking about moving or need help settling in (and every stage in between).
Internations Great member networking site, surveys, and general info by country
The Local Local news by country in English, excellent source for American expats
Expatistan Cost of living index by country
List of minimum annual paid leave by country

GOVERNMENT EMBASSIES AND CONSULATES BY COUNTRY (located in United States)

BELGIUM
Embassy of Belgium (US)
Guide to Belgium’s Visa types

CHINA
Chinese Embassies in US
Visa Guidelines

ECUADOR
Embassy of Ecuador (US)
Guide to Ecuador’s Visa types

FRANCE
Complete guide to French Visa types
French Consulate offices in US
How to get US-France dual citizenship

GERMANY
German Consulates
Visa guidelines

HONG KONG
Chinese Embassies in US
Visa Guidelines

MEXICO
Mexican Embassy
Visa guidelines

SOUTH AFRICA
Move to South Africa

South Africa Consulate offices in US
FAQs on US-South Africa dual citizenship

RUSSIA
Russian Consulates in US
Visa guidelines

UNITED STATES
US Citizenship and Immigration Services
Directory of US Embassies and Consulates

NEW ZEALAND
Move to New Zealand (Official Gov website)
New Zealand Consulate offices in US
How to get US-New Zealand dual citizenship